DG’s Welcome Address!


There are myriads of critical global challenges, which also affect Nigeria. Addressing these challenges requires adoption of out of the box workable measures and safe technologies.

Technologies that would foster green economy by reducing and eliminating the factors that contribute to climate change and mitigate the impacts of climate change, ensure conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity; as well as provide food security for the enhancement of the well-being of citizens are of national priority.

Assurance of adequately regulated use of modern biotechnology in Nigeria

National Biosafety Management  Agency

About NBMA

NBMA was established by the National Biosafety Management Agency Act 2015.


The Mission of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) is to promote the basic tenets of biosafety as enunciated in the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety 


The Vision of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) is to ensure that the practice, processes and procedures of Modern Biotechnology 


The main objective of the NBMA is to ensure adequate level of protection in the field of safe transfer, handling and use of genetically modified organisms.

For Biosafety Permits In Nigeria

Accreditation of institution and certification of

Biosafety facilities, Confined Fields(Green House/Laboratory)

Nbma In The Media

You can read some published stories, about the National Biosafety Management Agency.

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